Our next Silicon Slopes Ogden-Farmington event will be held at Pluralsight's East Headquarters in Farmington UT on November 19th at noon. Free lunch for those who RSPV.
This panel discussion features lessons from entrepreneurs who started, built, and sold their ecommerce company...and what they are doing now.
Andy Stroman: During Andy's junior year at Utah State University, he started CampSaver.com, an outdoor specialty retailer, from his college apartment. During the next 15 years, Northern Utah-based CampSaver.com grew into a top 5 outdoor specialty retailer in the US. After exiting to a strategic, Andy stepped down in 2018 and has been involved with helping startups through Angel investing and consulting.
Dale Majors: As the 4th of 9 kids Dale spent his childhood collecting things, building skate ramps, riding bikes. Dale discovered eBay and ecommerce early and turned a high school hobby of selling bike parts into a full fledged business grossing over 10 Million dollars in annual sales here in Davis County. Business aside, Dale is most proud of riding bikes over 1200 miles through France and camping with his wife and 4 young children.
Tara Haskins: The panel will be moderated by Tara Haskins, the Director of BD at Fluid Advertising, Trustee at MountainWest Capital Network, and VP Marketing at ACG Utah. Tara has spent many years marketing for small-businesses, start-up groups and organizations..
Parking: Attendees can park anywhere in Station Park, but the closest place will be the east parking lot. Head inside the 172 N doors and take the elevators to the 3rd floor. Address: 172 N. East Promontory, Suite 300, Farmington, UT
Want to Demo Your Startup at Silicon Slopes Events? The Silicon Slopes Farmington and Ogden Chapters are looking for local startups to feature during our Startup Conversation lunch events. Free! You'll get a demo table to show off your product. Learn more and sign up.
This month's Demo Tables:
Everee - The only full-service payroll platform that allows employees to choose whether they would like to be paid semi-monthly, bi-weekly, weekly or even daily.
Homie - The new way to buy and sell real estate.
Lokena - All-natural antibacterial oral care products that are 1,000x more effective than leading natural products. Developed at Columbia University
FWD.dance - FWD.dance provides an original patent-pending workflow that has exponentially increased the timeframe for dance teachers and choreographers to create, teach, and rehearse.
Dzuke - Stay organized while on the go with our compressible travel and outdoor organizers.
Yoodlize - Peer to peer rental marketplace, where you can rent stuff you already own and make extra cash or rent stuff from your neighbors that you don't have.
TwoFerry - The rideshare to choose when you're out drinking and have your car with you.
Rock Roselle - Designs approachable, highly technical garments that are tailor-made for women with a perfect blend of femininity and strength, comfort and style.
Dale started buying and selling on eBay when he was in high school. He got his dad involved, and they eventually grew that business to 10M in annual revenue before selling it in 2016. That business was Bikewagon.com.
Dale’s been doing consulting and executive coaching since then and has found a new sweet spot in training entrepreneurs. He started a company called Venture Anyway where he runs mastermind groups with entrepreneurs. He invests in product business and is in the process of launching a Pickleball company called Groundstroke Sports.
Dale and his wife have 5 kids and love traveling and going on adventures, mostly by bike.